Australian Pie Co.
$12 won’t buy you much these days—a couple of gallons of gas, a happy hour cocktail (maybe), or a solid lunch at this Australian hand pie spot. Nothing bad ever came from stuffing ingredients inside dough, baking it until golden brown, and making it portable. Packed with steak, bacon, onion, and mushroom, The Mouthful is the most expensive and tastiest pie on the menu, and rings in at just under $7. That leaves you $5 of that hypothetical twelve, which can buy one of their signature puff pastry rolls (the sausage is our favorite), a side of mac and cheese, or a frozen pie to bring home.